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Earthly Possessions

Tyler, Anne

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ISBN 10: 0394411471 / ISBN 13: 9780394411477
Published by Knopf, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1977
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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First Printing. Toning to top of boards, else Fine. Jacket is not price clipped, but has chipping along bottom edge, toning to rear white panel. Bookseller Inventory # 002839

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Title: Earthly Possessions

Publisher: Knopf, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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For thirty-five year old Charlotte Emory, leaving her husband seems to offer the only way out from the mundaneness of every day life's earthly possessions and emotional complications. In the bank, she withdraws enough money to escape a life and a marriage gone sour. But Charlotte is about to escape in a way she never expected, as a young bank robber takes her hostage, and they head south for Florida in a stolen car.

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"To read a novel by Anne Tyler is to fall in love."

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Charlotte Emory has always lived a quiet, conventional life in Clarion, Maryland. She lives as simply as possible, and one day decides to simplify everything and leave her husband. Her last trip to the bank throws Charlotte's life into an entirely different direction when a restless young man in a nylon jacket takes her hostage during the robbery--and soon the two are heading south into an unknown future, and a most unexpected fate....

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